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‘The right place’: Sisters with rare disorder find help

When Emily Burkhart’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare gene mutation, the family found help at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic. When the seemingly…

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The Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The goal of the Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is to create a culture of sustainability in the research institute community by bringing awareness to the…

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Virginia Tech researcher’s 3D model of brain tumor environment could aid personalized treatment

Jennifer Munson and her research team’s model of the glioblastoma tumor microenvironment could help with understanding why the cancer is so resistant to treatment and so often returns after…

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Cardiovascular scientists to explore viral infection that can lead to sudden death

James Smyth, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover why viruses…

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Virginia Tech scientist uncovers possible link between early-life trauma and binge-eating disorder

Sora Shin, an assistant professor of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, led a study published in Nature Neuroscience that shows how adversity…

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Internationally recognized scientist joins Virginia Tech to lead new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Center for Exercise Medicine Research

Zhen Yan, a top international molecular exercise and physiology researcher, will become the inaugural director of the new Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Center for Exercise Medicine…

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute expands Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program

Thirty-one undergraduate and high school students moved to Roanoke this summer to join an expanded lineup of four competitive, research-intensive mentorship programs hosted by the Fralin Biomedical…

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Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers

The Virginia Tech community gathered at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC for the Juneteenth celebration on June 17 in Roanoke. Black researchers, educators, and leaders described their…

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Juneteenth event to celebrate Black scientists and engineers

Audra Barnes, Kenneth Young, and Monet Roberts are part of the organizing committee for the Juneteenth Celebration of Black Scientists and Engineers, hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research…

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World-renowned researchers gather at the Precision Neuroscience Conference in Roanoke

The international Precision Neuroscience Conference builds on a collaboration between European and U.S. universities to advance neuroscience-based precision medicine, including diagnosis and…

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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Graduation 2022

Congratulations to the members of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Class of 2022! We are so proud to be sending 41 compassionate, amazing new physicians out into the world. They…

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Biomedical initiatives are boosted by strong public support, survey finds

Virginia residents want the commonwealth to be a leader in education and biomedical research — and they are willing to pay for it.In a statewide survey of more than 1,000 people released last…

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Health Sciences and Technology campus: Thriving in the spirit of Ut Prosim

The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine both opened in 2010, continuing the university’s 150-year legacy of service while transforming…

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Cancer Research Alliance forges new collaborations, strengthens research programs at inaugural retreat

More than 100 cancer researchers from across Virginia Tech met at the first Cancer Research Alliance retreat hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC on March 18.

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#VTGivingDay - Seale Innovation Fund at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The first seven Virginia Tech research teams each to receive one-year, $75,000 Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC Seale Innovation Fund awards have been selected. The awarded pilot projects…

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Fralin Biomedical Research Institute occupational therapists train colleagues, treat children in Morocco clinic

Kelsey Burke and Megan Price, occupational therapists in the Neuromotor Research Clinic at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, took a personal volunteer trip to Morocco with a…

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